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Sep 7, 2020

Recently the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first prescription video game for kids with ADHD. Doctors in America are now able to prescribe this iPhone and iPad game for kids between ages eight and twelve years old with ADHD.

So what other games are out there and is this something that could become more common in the future?

In this episode Bree chats to Raelene Knowles who is the COO of the Interactive Games & Entertainment Association (IGEA), about the new use of video games as medicine and the impact of screen time on children’s mental health.

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For more information about IGEA click here

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